Google Translate Mobile Version Now Available On iPhone/iPod Touch

Allen Hutchison and David Singleton, a couple of Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) engineers realized that there is a lack of portable language dictionaries on the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone/iPod Touch.  This was discovered as Hutchinson was making a trip to Austria and Italy.  Hence the creation of the Google Translate mobile version for the iPhone/iPod Touch.

Google Translate for the iPhone/iPod Touch supports all of the language pairs that are available on the web-based version.  Google Translate also uses a client-side data-storage technique to quickly pull-up translation query history.  Google Translate was created using an AJAX Language API.  Everytime a new language is added to the Web-based version, it will automatically be added to the iPhone version.

To access the iPhone/iPod Touch version, navigate to on the iPhone/iPod Touch browser.

Related Links:
1. Official Google Blog
2. Google Mobile Blog

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at

Google Translate Mobile Version Now Available On iPhone/iPod Touch Comments

  1. Robert says:

    The translation is incorrect in 2 of the samples showned.

  2. georgesdev says:

    samples “showed”!
    If you are going to complain about errors, don’t make some yourself!!!

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